Jeff M. Prais D.D.S.
The heart of our practice is our superb team who are dedicated to providing compassionate care to our patients and helping them achieve excellent oral health. Each team member brings their own unique knowledge and expertise, working closely with each other to make sure our patients experience the highest quality care possible in a warm and friendly environment. We look forward to meeting you!
Meet Our Team
Jeff Prais, DDS
Dr. Jeff Prais is a native of Southern California and grew up right here in Southwest Riverside County in Temecula. After graduating from Temecula Valley High, he spent the next eight years in the Bay Area completing his education.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in Integrative Biology from the University of California at Berkeley and his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) in 2005. After graduation, Dr. Prais decided to return to his hometown.
Dr. Prais is dedicated to giving back to his hometown and enjoys the many challenges that dentistry provides. Whether it is helping an anxious patient overcome their dental anxiety with care and compassion or helping to restore a long-lost smile, dentistry is full of many rewards.
“Dentistry is a wonderful profession” says Dr. Prais. “I enjoy coming to work each morning, meeting new people and seeing old friends, and working together with patients and our dental team to improve smiles and oral health.”
When away from the office, Dr. Prais enjoys spending time with his wife and their two daughters. He loves the outdoors and can frequently be found on his mountain bike enjoying the local trails.
Laura - Front Desk
Laura received a Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Arizona University (Go Jacks!). She has been with the practice for 3 years and is happy to work with such great patients as a part of an amazing team.
Laura grew up in Carson City, Nevada, and enjoys outdoor activities like running, wakeboarding, snowboarding, and fishing. When she’s relaxing, Laura enjoys wine tastings and spending quality time with her husband and son.
Darla - Front Desk
Darla lives here in Murrieta and is happy to work with such a great, supportive team. She trained at Palmer College of Chiropractic and got an accounting degree at the National Association of Credit Management, where she received an award for Excellence in Accounting and Collections.
Darla works at the front desk and loves assisting patients by answering their questions as well as helping to make their visit stress-free. Darla spends her free time reading, traveling, and staying fit with Zumba.
Kimberly - Registered Dental Assistant
Kimberly attended Azusa Pacific University and Chaffey College Dental Assisting Program, where she received numerous awards for excellence in her field. She is from Upland and has been with the practice for three years.
Kimberly is a people person and has developed long-lasting professional relationships with many of her patients. She is proud to be a member of such an awesome team, and is particularly pleased to have the opportunity to work with Dr. Prais. During her free time Kimberly enjoys spending time with friends and family, decorating, and entertaining. She spends time outdoors snow skiing, water skiing, playing tennis, and going to the beach.
Jessica - Dental Assistant
Jessica loves working as a Dental Assistant and has been a member of the professional team for six months. She takes every opportunity to interact closely with her patients to make sure that their needs are met and their visit is enjoyable. Her favorite part of her job is meeting new people and creating relationships with patients.
Jessica grew up in Fallbrook and received her training at American Career College. She enjoys traveling, visiting family, shooting, and spending time with her boyfriend.
Isabella - Registered Dental Hygienist
Isabella is a long-term member of the professional team, working first as a Dental Assistant for 15 years and as a Registered Dental Hygienist for 10 years. She was trained at Riverside Community College in the Dental Hygiene Program where she received an award for Medical Emergency Treatment.
As another Murrieta native, Isabella is a dedicated professional whose goal is to educate her patients to help them achieve great oral health. She values the trust her patients put in her training and ability to provide the treatments they need. During her time away from the practice Isabella, spends time outdoors with skiing, hiking, and photography.
Christina - Registered Dental Hygienist
Christina received her training as a Registered Dental Hygienist at Pasadena City College and has been with the practice for five years. She loves working with people and enjoys building ongoing relationships with her patients to help them achieve optimal oral health.
Christina grew up in Covina, and when she’s not busy taking care of her patients, she likes to read, dance, walk her dog, and spend time with family.